The latest news for National Skills Week 2020.

Recovery: Around the States- What’s happening in New South Wales?
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  • August 7th, 2020

As part of our series of what is happening around the States Recovery 2020: New South Wales Recovery Plan Rather than just repairing our economy, now is the time to ensure that NSW is rebuilt to be even more resilient and self-sufficient. Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education Geoff Lee said  “We have to inspire...

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Recovery: Around the States- What’s happening in Tasmania?
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  • August 6th, 2020

As part of our series of what is happening around the States Recovery 2020: Tasmania “Not only do these programs help our industries bring on more skilled workers to meet their needs, but they open up new career opportunities for Tasmanians looking for work” Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Education and Training. Building skills to help...

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Around the States: What’s happening in Western Australia?
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  • August 6th, 2020

As part of our series of what is happening around the States Recovery 2020: Western Australia Recovery Plan Western Australia is working to restore the economy and industry, support the community and build new infrastructure to create jobs. “The WA Recovery Plan will support and strengthen our existing industries, as well as lay the foundation...

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Recovery: Around the States- What’s happening in Victoria?
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  • August 6th, 2020

As part of our series of what is happening around the States  Recovery 2020: Victoria The Victorian Government has identified Victoria’s building and construction sector as a key mechanism to revitalise Victoria’s economy.  Building Victoria’s Recovery Taskforce is seeking to identify significant building and construction projects of state and regional significance across Victoria that are...

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Got A Trade? Got It Made!
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  • August 6th, 2020

National Skills Week is not just celebrated in Australia, but around the world – including New Zealand and Europe. New Zealand: Got A Trade? Got It Made! Is a campaign that jointly owned and managed by a consortium of forward-thinking industry training organisations based in New Zealand, whose purpose is to raise awareness of on-the-job...

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AEN National Skills Week Industry Workshops
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  • August 5th, 2020

To celebrate National Skills Week 2020, the Apprenticeship Employment Network (AEN) will be hosting a series of free video conference presentations and interactive workshops to provide VET updates to their network. These will be held from Monday 24 August to Friday 28 August. Speakers are leading in their industries and discussing a range of topics...

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Changing Perceptions
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  • August 3rd, 2020

It’s programs like this that are key to changing people’s perceptions, and dispelling the myths around Vocational Education and Training. Take a look at the great program the Apprenticeship Employment Network ran, which according to their last report, 56% of participating students had a change in career interest by the end of the program, leading them to be more certain...

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Skilling Australia Report – Business NSW released
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  • July 16th, 2020

A report by Business NSW on the impact of Covid on Apprenticeships and suggested solutions. Excerpt: Now is a critical time to ensure that Australia has the skills it needs to build houses, upgrade public infrastructure, repair cars, offer excellent customer service and fulfil the many other occupations supported by apprenticeships. The potential of losing...

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“$2 billion ‘JobTrainer’ plan to help school-leavers and unemployed”
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  • July 16th, 2020

SMH: 16 July 2020: Job seekers and school leavers will be promised $2 billion in federal support to learn new skills in a sweeping federal program “JobTrainer” to help them tough out the recession amid deepening unemployment. The Morrison government will commit $500 million to a new “JobTrainer” scheme to run new courses for thousands...

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Senator Cash’s Video Supporting National Skills Week
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  • July 7th, 2020

The Morrison Government is proud to be supporting National Skills Week! 🧰💻🧪We’ve committed an additional $525 million in our vocational education and training (VET) sector which aims to create up to 80,000 more apprenticeships over the next 5 years. Whether you’re still at school, looking to refresh you’re skillset or change careers entirely – VET...

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We need to have a focus on Vocational Training going forward
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  • June 24th, 2020

                              “We need to have a focus on Vocational training going forward” Brian Wexham interviewed on ABC Radio National As the Prime Minister maps a course for economy recovery in the wake of the Covid-19 lockdown, Brian Wexham  (CEO of SkillsOne...

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Meeting the challenges of training – online resource webinar
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  • April 27th, 2020

Our supporters- Tourism Training Australia and Learning Vault are joining up to provide some insight and ideas on delivering Tourism training online. Learning Vault also works in other skills training areas including Business, Travel, Tourism, , Hospitality and Retail- all industries that were suffering skill shortages and will be critical to post Covid recovery of...

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Inspiring VET alumni stories shared via new portal
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  • March 10th, 2020

The Australian VET Alumni portal, available through MySkills.gov.au, provides a place to showcase the inspirational professional journeys of the best and brightest in vocational education and training. Learn about it more by clicking here!  

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Nominations open for Victorian Training Awards 2020
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  • March 10th, 2020

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Victorian Training Awards. The Victorian Training Awards celebrate the outstanding contributions of apprentices, teachers, employers and training providers including TAFEs and Learn Locals across Victoria. If you know someone who you think should be nominated, visit vta.awardsplatform.com and start nominating. Nominations close on 5 June.

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What is your Idea?
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  • January 27th, 2020

            Call for Ideas for the National Skills Week 2020 National Conference. One of the main pieces of feedback we received,  was the need for an event where VET success stories could be showcased and explored, highlight ideas that are working – ideas that are successful in responding to the...

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2020 National VET Conference-17th and 18th of September 2020
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  • January 14th, 2020

The 2020 National VET Conference is Velg Training’s 14th National Conference specifically designed for the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector. “There’s a major shift happening in the skill sets people need to stay relevant……One of the most important ingredients to success in life and business is the ability to adapt as technology changes and new...

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